04/23/2018 12:16:12
Emily Velasco
A glow-in-the-dark contact lens developed by graduate students working for Yu-Chong Tai, Caltech's Anna L. Rosen Professor of Electrical Engineering and Medical Engineering, could help stave off blindness in the hundreds of millions of people who suffer from diabetes across the globe.
An image of a contact lens glowing in the dark.
04/18/2018 11:24:29
Emily Velasco
Professor of Biochemistry Bil Clemons has developed a software tool that can predict how well bacteria will produce specific proteins needed for pharmaceutical research.
An artist's depiction of a bacterial cell
03/16/2018 11:06:10
Mikhail Shapiro and his team are inventing new methods to help doctors better interpret the splotchy shapes of MRI images.
An MRI scan of the head.
03/07/2018 17:45:42
The Heritage Medical Research Institute (HMRI) has extended its partnership with Caltech for a minimum of three more years.
Caltech President, Provost, and HMRI investigators are pictured with Richard Merkin.
02/09/2018 12:51:12
Robert Perkins
Lihong Wang, Bren Professor of Medical Engineering and Electrical Engineering, is among the 83 new members inducted into the National Academy of Engineering for 2018.
Lihong Wang
01/03/2018 10:00:09
Whitney Clavin
Engineered bacteria can be imaged by ultrasound.
Artwork of cellular sonar
12/19/2017 10:38:48
The Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building will be a hub for interdisciplinary brain research.
Chrissy Luo, Caltech President Thomas F. Rosenbaum, and Tianqiao Chen
10/26/2017 15:36:22
Emily Velasco
Lihong Wang and his team in the Caltech Optical Imaging Laboratory have improved their photoacoustic microscopy technology, which creates 3-D images of the internal structures of living things.
Jiamiao Yang, a postdoctoral scholar in the Caltech Optical Imaging Laboratory, adjusts a photoacoustic microscope.
10/05/2017 11:59:31
Caltech celebrates the dedication of the Andrew and Peggy Cherng Department of Medical Engineering.
Andrew and Peggy Cherng
10/04/2017 10:59:48
Emily Velasco
A new test developed at Caltech can identify whether bacteria are resistant to antibiotics in a mere half hour, giving medical professionals a new tool for fighting infections.
A visualization of how the antibiotic resistance test works.
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